Table 6—

Indirect costs by intervention group, years 1–3

Placebo (days)Placebo costs ($)Metformin (days)Metformin costs ($)Lifestyle (days)Lifestyle costs ($)Metformin vs. placebo ($)Lifestyle vs. placebo ($)
Morbidity21.312,30123.312,51721.232,293216−1
Mortality2.803022.933161.2713714−165
Total2,6042,8342,430230−174